Ramsay, P., Kydonaki, C., Jailobaeva, K., McQuillan, L., & Walsh, T. (2018, March). Counselling for patients and families after intensive care: a feasibility study and mixed methods evaluation. Presented at NHS Lothian NMAHP Conference, 2018, NHS Lothian
No abstract available.
Yates, P. (2016, September). "It's just the abuse that needs to stop": Social worker decision making regarding sibling living and contact arrangements in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour. Paper presented at NOTA Annual Conference, Brighton, UK
Somewhere between a third and a half of sexual abuse perpetrated by children and young people involves siblings as victims (Hackett et al., 1998; Ryan 2010). Sibling sexual ab...
Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2015, April). Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland. Paper presented at Commonwealth Law Legal Education 2015 Conference
Equal recognition before the law of persons with mental disabilities, as identified as a right in Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (C...
Chief Scientists Office
Approximately 3,500 women in the UK experience the trauma of perinatal loss each year. Up to 39% go on to develop perinatal PTSD. There is no effective treatment for these women, but EMDR is effective...
The NHS in the UK employs an estimated 1,500+ chaplains. Chaplains deliver specialist spiritual care to patients and staff across the NHS, offering comfort to those of all faith and none. Despite the ...
ENU Development Trust
The aim of this research is to examine policing, health professionals’ and victims’ understandings of the assessment of vulnerability for suicide in IPV victims, incorporating a cross-cultural compari...
Associate Professor in Decision Science
Lecturer in Mental Health
Lead Nurse Palliative Care
Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
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Rudd, B., Karatzias, T., Bradley, A., Fyvie, C., & Hardie, S. (in press). Personally meaningful recovery in people with psychological trauma: Initial validity and reliability of the Individual Recovery Outcomes Counter (I.ROC). International Journal of Mental Health Nursing,
I.ROC is a brief tool measuring personal recovery designed for collaborative use within support. This study aimed to investigate the psychometric properties of a self-report v...
Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Fyvie, C., Cloitre, M., & Karatzias, T. (in press). The relationship between ICD-11 PTSD, complex PTSD and dissociative experiences. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, https://doi.org/10.1080/15299732.2019.1675113
Debate exists in the trauma literature regarding the role of dissociation in traumatic stress disorders. With the release of the new ICD-11 diagnostic guideline for posttrauma...
Egdell, V., Cook, M., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., & Danson, M. (in press). Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?. Aging & mental health, https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2019.1667299
As working lives extend and there is better recognition of early-onset dementias, employers need to consider dementia as a workplace concern. With suitable support,...
Snowden, A., Peddie, N., & Westbury, T. (in press). The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioural Interventions at Increasing Adherence to Physical Activity in Mental Health Populations: A Systematic Review. Advances in Mental Health,
Objective: There is growing global evidence for stark inequalities in the physical health status and life-expectancy of people with a mental health diagnosis. In most cases, p...
Fyvie, C., Easton, P., Moreton, G., McKeever, J., & Karatzias, T. (in press). The Rivers Centre in Scotland: An Attachment Based Service Model for People with Complex PTSD (CPTSD). Journal of Traumatic Stress,
The Rivers Centre operated for nearly twenty years as a traditional specialist trauma service, delivering psychological therapies to an adult population affected by trauma. Em...
Vasilopoulou, E., Karatzias, T., Hyland, P., Wallace, H., & Guzman, A. (in press). The mediating role of early maladaptive schemas in the relationship between childhood traumatic events and complex posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in older adults (>64 years). Journal of Loss and Trauma, https://doi.org/10.1080/15325024.2019.1661598
The current study investigated the mediating role of Early Maladaptive Schemas (EMS) in the association between childhood trauma and Complex PTSD (CPTSD) symptom severity in a...
MacLullich, A. M., Shenkin, S. D., Goodacre, S., Godfrey, M., Hanley, J., Stíobhairt, A., …Gray, A. (2019). The 4 ‘A’s test for detecting delirium in acute medical patients: a diagnostic accuracy study. Health Technology Assessment, 23(40), 1-194. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta23400
Background: Delirium is a common and serious neuropsychiatric syndrome, usually triggered by illness or drugs. It remains underdetected. One reason for this is a lack of brief...
Karatzias, T., & Cloitre, M. (in press). Treating Adults with Complex PTSD (CPTSD) using a Modular Approach to Treatment: Rationale, Evidence & Directions for Future Research. Journal of Traumatic Stress,
ICD-11 complex PTSD (CPTSD) is a new condition and therefore there are as yet no clinical trials evaluating interventions for its treatment. In this paper, we provide the rati...
Jowett, S., Karatzias, T., & Albert, I. (in press). Multiple and interpersonal trauma are risk factors for both post‐traumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder: A systematic review on the traumatic backgrounds and clinical characteristics of comorbid post‐traumatic stress disorder/borderline personality disorder groups versus single‐disorder groups. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12248
Background: Both BPD and PTSD are associated with exposure to traumatic events and are highly comorbid. No review to date has addressed the clinical presentations and traumati...
Omani-Samani, R., Hollins Martin, C. J., Martin, C. R., Maroufizadeh, S., Ghaheri, A., & Navid, B. (in press). The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI): a validation study in Iranian mothers. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1080/14767058.2019.1651265
Objective: Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI) is a short selfreport instrument designed to measure satisfaction of the childbearing women’s experiences of lab...
Brown, S., Paterson, C., Dougall, N., Cameron, S., & Wheelhouse, N. (in press). Understanding the attitudes and acceptability of extra-genital Chlamydia testing in young women: evaluation of a feasibility study. BMC Public Health, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7313-0
Chlamydia trachomatis (C. trachomatis) is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the UK. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the genital...
Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., Pitcairn, J., Thomson, L., Mahoney, A., & Hyland, P. (2019). Childhood adversity and psychosis in detained inpatients from medium to high secured units: Results from the Scottish census survey. Child Abuse and Neglect, 96, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104094
There is limited data available regarding the most common forms of psychiatric illness, the occurrence of childhood adversity, and the link between childhood advers...
Deaths by suicide among young people are common, increasing year by year in 15-19 year olds, have devastating consequences for everyone involved, and are a signficant UK public health problem. People ...
Forces in Mind Trust
Two ‘sibling disorders’ have been proposed for ICD-11 to be published in 2018; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD). Given the potential for ICD formulations to become the pri...
Participation in Mountain Biking - effects on aspects of psychological wellbeing of young participants
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
The aim of the project is to conduct a systematic review and host round-table discussions to explore the use of police discretion when making decisions in relation to individuals' vulnerability.
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
This study concerns the impact of a diagnosis of mental illness on young people and their families. One in ten adolescents suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder and there is increasing awareness t...
PThe impact of psychological trauma on physical and mental health is well known, although current models of care are failing to meet clients’ needs. A new model of care, supported and financed by the ...
NHS Health Scotland
The project will take the form of a systematic review of relevant literature to provide an update on the evidence base on the health needs of people with learning disabilities in Scotland since 2004, ...
NHS Education Scotland
To understand the relationship between EI, demographic factors, previous caring at entry to nurse education, and progression through pre-registration education on the performance and retention of newl...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this research is to explore how employers in Scotland support their employees with dementia. The research will help us to understand whether employers are meeting their legal duties. The re...
MacMillan Cancer Support
People living with and beyond cancer are vulnerable to a number of physical, functional and psychological issues. Undertaking a holistic needs assessment (HNA) is one way to support a structured discu...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The overall objective of this project is to draw on AHRC-funded research expertise to provide support to the UK
government in the upcoming UN review of the UK's progress towards compliance with the Un...
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapies for severe mental health ...
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect people in a number...
Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
6 March 2019
Edinburgh Napier University's Sighthill Campus
7 May 2018